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Saber-Toothed Cats or Saber-Toothed Catasauruses (known simply as Cats or Catasauruses) are a species of carnivorous felines which existed during the Stone Age featured in the franchise of The Flintstones.

Background

Saber-toothed cats were carnivorous felines with white canine-like teeth in their upper jaws, whiskers, various colored skin (including orange or yellow) with either spots or stripes and tails.

Uses

Saber Tooth Tiger Chair - The Flintstones New Neighbors

Fred sitting in a saber-tooth tiger chair from "The Flintstones' New Neighbors".

According to the franchise of The Flintstones, saber-toothed cats were commonly used as domestic pets including a notable and recurring character, Baby Puss for example, and lived in Bedrock's alleys and in the wild. Also, they were used in clothing, including loin cloths, full-length coats and other clothes. Their hides or bodies could even be made into carpets, chairs or mounted trophy furnishings.

Cuisine

They were also edible for food and cuisine, including Saber-Toothed Tigersaurus giblets as an ingredient for Shlump, Dino's favorite pet food from the episode, "The X-Ray Story" for example.

Breeds

Although some were simply called cats with unique names, there were different varieties of cats in various sizes, such as ones with various colored fur (yellow or orange) with either various colored spots or stripes (brown or black), whiskers and tails.

Tigersaurus

Saber-Toothed Tigersaurus

A tigersaurus from "The Circus Show".

Saber-Toothed Tigersauruses (known simply as Tigers or Tigersauruses) were large breeds of cats with orange fur, black or brown stripes and long saber teeth. For example, a tigersaurus was shown in the episode, "Peek-a-Boo Camera". They were also edible and could be made into chops as shown in "The Rock Vegas Story".

Lionsaurus

Saber-Tooth Lionsaurus from Dino Disappears

A lionsaurus from "Dino Disappears".

Saber-Toothed Lionsauruses (known simply as Lions or Lionsauruses) were also large breeds of cats with various colored fur (including orange or yellow), and manes, black noses and long saber teeth. For example, a notable lionsaurus named Kitty was shown as a one-time character in the episode, "Flintstone and the Lion".

Pantherasaurus

Black Saber-Toothed Pantherasaurus
A black Saber-Toothed Pantherasaurus (known simply as a Panther or Pantherasaurus) was an extremely rare breed of cat that was only shown in the episode, "A Night of Fright" from The Flintstone Comedy Show.

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